No, today is not the birthday of the founding of Beijing. That happened too far back in history to be able to pinpoint a date. Recorded history goes back around 4000 years and Peking Man dates back more than 200,000 years. So why wish “Beijing” a “Happy Birthday?” Well, because it was 36 years ago […]
Good-bye Sweet Oreo?
Why China’s Falling Out of Love With the Oreo Now that’s a headline that we surely would never have seen back in the 1980’s and early 1990’s. In those days, Oreos were a prized possession for the foreigner working in China — something that you asked your mom to put in the big box that […]